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Dining out? Bengaluru school girls tell you how you can save water!

Two bubbly, excited girls might be your first impression when you meet Garvita Gulhati and Pooja S. Tanawade. But there is more to the duo who are showing Bengaluru, and in fact the nation, innovative ways to a more responsible, water-secure future. As founders of the initiative “Why Waste,” they focus on saving water in restaurants, and have recently expanded their work to also address waste segregation.

Meet Ajai Gopi, The Design Enthusiast Leading Change In Farming #LeadYoung

Ajay Gopi greets you with a shy, heart-warming smile. As is usual, the now twenty-year-old is accompanied by his camera – photography is one of his greatest passions. As he happily chats away, one is hardly likely to suspect that he is quietly working to revolutionise Indian farming systems. In fact, Ajay is the founder of “Hands on Agriculture”, which aims to establish aquaponics as a less water-dependent alternative to conventional farming.

This 16-Year-Old Ashoka Youth Venturer Is Helping Solve Critical Needs Of Schools

Isana Nambiar has always been a great fan of female entrepreneurs, following the stories of many. Her favourite TED talk, “Programming your Mind for Success” by Carrie Green, has been big inspiration for her. With someone as passionate about entrepreneurship as she is, it is no surprise that at age 16, Isana has already started her own initiative and is currently in the process of building HelpEd, an online tool that will connect government schools lacking resources to donors willing to provide for their needs.

Changemakers' Yard

Ashoka och Raoul Wallenberg Academy lanserar plattform för unga changemakers

Changemaker Camp 2018


Ashoka Scandinavia och Raoul Wallenberg Academy  arrangerar i samarbete med Mgruppen årligen Changemaker camp – ett program för dig som vill ha konkreta verktyg och inspiration att hitta det du brinner för, testa på att göra skillnad i praktiken och lära dig leda andra. Changemaker camp är öppet för dig som nyligen flyttat till Sverige och är trygg med språket, och för dig som är uppvuxen här.

Calling All Young Visionaries: Change the World for Good with Ashoka and T-Mobile

As America’s Un-carrier, T-Mobile knows a thing or two about fixing what’s broken and driving change. It's why Ashoka and T-Mobile are taking the first step in empowering the next generation of changemakers with the launch of the T-Mobile Changemaker Challenge, a contest for trailblazing teens and young adults.

Everyone a Changemaker

L'editorialista del The New York Times David Brooks ha dedicato alla visione di Ashoka un ottimo articolo (pubblicato in data 08/02/2018).

Di seguito la traduzione in italiano. 

Will a World of Changemakers Be Ethical?

We now live in a world where everything is changing faster and faster and where each change ripples out and sparks more change. These are facts, not an opinion.

An everything-changing world must be an "everyone a changemaker" society.

The old game was efficiency in repetition. Everyone learned a skill, be it banker or barber, and repeated it in walled workplaces for a lifetime. This world is fast dying.

Many from this fading past haven't learned changemaking's complex skills and are being pushed aside. As are their kids. They are deeply angry.

A Corviale nascono i progetti della "Generazione Anticorruzione"

Due giornate intense di formazione e progettazione condivisa, per affinare e portare alla luce le proprie idee innovative in materia di lotta alla corruzione. 36 ore di focus group, di plenarie con esperti e di dibattito curioso, per capire insieme come ognuno di noi può essere realmente protagonista del cambiamento civile di questo Paese.

Everyone a Changemaker: Bill Drayton's Challenge to the World

Bill Drayton invented the term “social entrepreneur” and founded Ashoka, the organization that supports 3,500 of them in 93 countries. He’s a legend in the nonprofit world, so I went to him this week to see if he could offer some clarity and hope in discouraging times. He did not disappoint.